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Here is an extract from the MTP news sheet for Sunday 27th September  Trinity 16.  For the full news sheet please download the PDF.


Welcome to Mirfield Team Paris

Sunday 27th September 2020

The Sixteenth Sunday after Trinity


Service times update:

As from Sunday 20/9/20 we shall be increasing the number of services we offer.  The pattern from then will be:

Sunday 9:30 am Eucharist with music St. Mary's.

11:15 am Eucharist with music St. John's.

Wednesday 10 am Said Eucharist St. Mary's.

Thursday 10 am Said Eucharist St. John's.

The same social distancing and hygiene rules will apply to all services.


Next week (4th October) we shall be celebrating HARVEST at both St. Mary's and St. John's. We do still have the collecting trugs at the entrance to church if anyone wants to donate food etc this will be taken to the Welcome Centre in Huddersfield. However, it would be just as effective to mark Harvest by donating to the Centre online and this can be done here:


For all services we are now advised that those who are able need to wear masks in church.


THE GOVERNMENT QR SCAN CODE for track and trace is displayed on entry to the church so that if you have the app you are now able to use it instead of completing the Track & Trace slips. Alternatively, a steward will have a list of REGULAR WORSHIPPERS and will tick your name off if that applies to you. Only if you are not a regular worshipper will a track and trace slip need to be completed.


QR code or

Ticked of list or

Complete T and T form if the first two are not applicable.

When coming into church please remember to keep a Social Distance of 1 metre plus face covering (or 2 metres if exempt) from the next person in church. Pews are for one household only or a 'bubble' and not a mix of different households. There are enough pews to be able to achieve this. A steward may direct you to a specific pew, please follow their instructions.

For the time being please can you let us know if you are coming to the Communion services?


THE APCM MEETING is on Sunday 11th October at the end of the 9:30 service. The 9:30 service at St. Mary’s will be a joint Parish one. We hope to invite those who want to be there via Zoom if the technology allows. If any one would like to be there via Zoom they will have to ask me for the log in details. The Annual Report , finance report and electoral roll list are available in church, on the web site and as an attachment with the news sheet.


October and May parish magazines are now available.


Notices are being placed in ST MARY’S GARDEN OF REMEMBRANCE and on the noticeboard about a Garden 'clear-up/tidy day' next Saturday, 3rd October. We're renewing the Graveyard policy and reminding people of the Regulations that cover graveyards.

As part of this we are asking people to please remove all personal and unauthorised items and take them home.

Any queries about this, then please contact Rev. Helen Butler.

Helen Walker & Stephen Butler Churchwardens


PARISH MEDIA volunteers wanted. Now the Parish is branching out to provide services online we are looking for more volunteers to help provide this. No experience necessary. If you are interested to learn more or volunteer please contact Layla on [email protected]

Mirfield Team Parish now has its own YouTube channel. I encourage you to SUBSCRIBE (free) so we can get the full benefit from it. The morning service is now streamed out live from 9:30 am on Facebook and will then be there to watch later on both Facebook and YouTube. As always, if we can help in any way do let us know. With every blessing. Hugh

Chris Hargrave writes: To access it on your PC, Tablet, Smartphone or smart TV open YouTube and search for 'The Mirfield Team Parish' or use this link:

When you visit the site you should see an option to SUBSCRIBE. This does not cost anything but if we get sufficient subscribers it will enable us to use more of the services provided by YouTube. So please click on it and share this with your friends. God Bless you all, Chris


We pray for those being Baptised in September

Carl Crossland, Amy Wright, Heather Duncan, Ava Grace Crossland.


We pray for those suffering in body, mind or spirit

Alan & Ang, Syd, Mary, Toni, Karen, Craig, Louise, Andrew, Stephen, Wendy, Michael, Sarah, Donna, Stephen & Tracey, Philippa, Beryl, Ash and Alex, Krystian, Margaret, Trevor, Hilda, Nicholas, Harry, Brian, Andrew, Jimmy, Claire, Charles, Paul & Dorothy, Jacob, Jean, Barbara, Judith, Diana, Dorothy.


We pray for those who have recently died and their families

John Michael Walker, Patricia Maria Thorpe, Toby Golby


From our Parish Prayer List

For all who work for our Diocese of Leeds. For all Hospital and Prison Chaplains.

For our local Police, Ambulance and Fire Services. For all who work in Mental Health services.


One of the ministries we offer is our prayer team who are willing to offer prayers on your behalf in a crisis situation. If you have an urgent need for prayers then please contact our Prayer Chain Coordinators,

Carol on 515894 or Barry on 493884.


If you would like anyone to be added or removed from our prayer lists please contact Janice Barker 01924 503530 [email protected]